The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry

June 25 Energy News



¶ Energy companies in Iceland are looking to harness the country’s geothermal potential by tapping directly into a source deep in the Earth, under a volcano. The Icelandic Deep Drilling Project aims to make use of changes the high temperature and pressure can cause in water when it is deep in inside a volcano. [International Environmental Technology]


¶ Currently, Papua New Guinea has less than 600 MW of installed generation capacity, according to the Department of National Enterprises, and frequent outages due to spikes in demand mean the existing grid is consistently under pressure. Now, there are three hydro projects under way, with a combined capacity of 2030 MW. []

¶ According to SaskPower, interest in renewable energy sources has been growing in Saskatchewan. The Crown corporation recently completed a series of stakeholder engagement surveys across the province. SaskPower has two programs for solar power, a net…

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